Cave Spring : Natchez Trace Parkway MP 308.4

Date Visited: 4/5/2019 We had now completed 304 miles of the 444 mile long scenic drive. Next stop Cave Spring. Where you have limestone and water, you have the potential for sinkholes and the depression in the ground you see here is just that thing. Limestone is in the class of rocks called Carbonite. Carbonite... Continue Reading →

Bullen Creek : Natchez Trace Parkway MP 18.4

Date Visited: 4/3/2019 Our next stop on the NTP reminded me of the History Channel series Life After People! America looked much different before European settlers molded and reshaped the land with their hands, plows, and chainsaws. Once dense mature forests were turned into flat barren farmland. Loess soil, protected by heavy vegetation quickly eroded... Continue Reading →

The Natchez Trace Parkway

After filling our bellies in the city of Natchez we drove approximately 2.5 miles east on Liberty Rd. until we reached the southern terminus of the Natchez Trace Parkway. The parkway is a 444 mile, windy, two lane, scenic drive that follows the path of the historic travel corridor called the "Old Natchez Trace" through... Continue Reading →

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